Bathurst 1972 Hardie Ferodo 500

Here is an old Bathurst 1972 500 special. This is the race that started the Peter Brock legend and the first Torana win in the mighty 6 cylinder GTR XU-1. It was later called Bathurst 1000 when they changed to kilometres.

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1973 First Bathurst Hardie-Ferodo 1000
Now 43 years old and introduced by Colin Bond, this 1973 Hardie-Ferodo 1000 was the 14th running of the Bathurst touring car race. This was the first race to be held under the new metricised distance of 1000 kilometres, rather than the 500 miles (810km) previously contested. It was held on 30 September 1973 at the Mount Panorama Circuit just outside Bathurst. The race was open to cars eligible to the locally developed CAMS Group C touring car regulations with four engine capacity based classes and it was the 3rd round of the 1973 Australian Manufacturers' Championship. All credit to Colin Bond, Channel 7 Sport, General Motors Holden, Dunlop Tyres, Castrol.




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